Elisabeth Patterson

27 June 1738–
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Patterson was born on 27 June 1738, her father, Robert Paterson, was 33 and her mother, Mary Brown, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Robert Paterson
1705–
Mary Brown
1705–
Isabel Patterson
1727–
Robert Patterson
1728–
Janet Patterson
1730–
John Patterson
1735–
Elisabeth Patterson
1738–
Mary Patterson
1740–
Thomas Patterson
1742–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Paterson

    Male1705–Male

    Mary Brown

    Female1705–Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 64

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 77

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 92

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Elisabeth Paterson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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